The Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles are playing for the NFC East lead for the second time this season. However, this time is more important because the loser could be knocked out of the playoffs completely.
If you had to rate San Diego’s 30-21 win Sunday at home over Seattle on an importance scale of 1 to 10, give it an 11.
With this past Monday’s disappointing 18-17 loss at Arizona in the rearview mirror, the San Diego Chargers hope their home opener provides them with win number one of the season.
When you look at the roster and watch the San Diego Chargers play, you soon come to realize that there is a fair amount of talent on that squad.
The defending Super Bowl champions looked in 2013 form when they took apart the Packers last week, something many around the NFL (especially the San Francisco 49ers can’t be happy about).
With all the extra attention an outdoor, cold weather Super Bowl has given the league, the NFL should commit to making the host city a major part of the Super Bowl story every year.
The 3 big names dealing with injuries heading into the NFC Championship Game could all play. The 49ers figure to have both Carlos Rogers and Will Tukuafu ready to go, while Seattle’s Percy Harvin is a big question mark and will remain so up until kickoff.
When Seattle traded for Percy Harvin during the offseason, they weren’t expecting to only have him for one game this season. Now that the Playoffs are set, it looks like Harvin may be able to return for Seattle’s next game.
This week was the final week that starters were likely to appear in the preseason, offering fans one more indiscernible glimpse of what may lie ahead in the ensuing 17 weeks of NFL battle.
Here’s an update on which NFC teams took a step forward this week, and which ones overwhelmed the training staff with a rash of new injuries…